A detailed report has also been prepared by the Finance Ministry on the alleged links of Qureshi with ministers and officials in the outgoing UPA-II regime.
Commercial banks have reported 1.69 lakh cases of frauds involving an amount of Rs 29,910 crore as on March 31, 2013, said Sinha.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is also looking into money laundering violation by the Saradha Group.
The court order and Sinha’s comments come at a time when the agency has at least a dozen such requests for sanction pending in important cases in ministries and departments.
On Tuesday, the SC took away the shield that protected top bureaucrats from being investigated in corruption cases without approval.
In his book, Parakh had said, “The CBI is not equipped to find the truth.
The same MCX-SX was permitted by Sebi to trade in equities in 2012, long after both Abraham and I had left. The CBI finds no connection between these other permissions and the NSEL crisis. It seems to discover a connection only with the permission Sebi gave in 2008
Sinha said that the powers, administrative and financial, are centralised and decision-making process are labyrinthine and time consuming.
The agency, however, said its chief was quoted out of context and unfairly.
Sinha said, has once again raised the issue of the government giving some legal protection to intelligence officers.
Rajan assured that this has been done as security features are better on notes printed after 2005.
CBI director Ranjit Sinha has written to the DoPT secretary pointing out anomalies and legal inconsistencies in the Lokpal Act and amended Central Vigilance Commission Act. Sinha questioned whether the entire probe agency would be divested of all powers if any of its officers were found guilty of corruption or evidence tampering. He sought clarifications […]
HC was hearing a PIL against CBI chief over his remark.
Visitors at CBI Director Ranjit Sinha’s office have to undergo a new drill, thanks to Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi.
As the year draws close,we present some lofty and rather bizarre quotes made by our public figures.